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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Penrhyn Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This course will give you the best possible start on the road to success. It addresses subjects such as writing, subediting, production and design techniques, research skills and how to generate lively, interactive content for the web.

What you will study

Our Magazine Journalism MA prepares you to work in the magazine industry. It gets you ready for anything you might come across: from writing features for a women's weekly or putting together a news story for a trade publication to making a video or building a brand.? It offers detailed, hands-on grounding in core journalistic skills, including feature writing, news gathering and writing, design, production and media law. Context is provided through the study of the business of magazines, ethics and journalistic practices. You can choose to study shorthand as an optional extra. You'll be expected to take five core modules, four of which are worth 30 credits each; the other one worth 60 credits. You can choose from three Specialist Journalism modules, but you must choose one. Altogether you'll need to complete 180 credits. You can also study shorthand in order to assist with your NCTJ exams.

Teaching and assessment

You will be taught and assessed through working on articles, features, news, portfolios, case studies, presentations, essays, dissertation and work-based learning.

After you graduate

Our Magazine Journalism MA prepares you to work in the magazine industry. It gets you ready for anything you might come across: from writing features for a women's weekly or putting together a news story for a trade publication to making a video or building a brand. It offers detailed, hands-on grounding in core journalistic skills, including feature writing, news gathering and writing, design, production and media law. Context is provided through the study of the business of magazines, ethics and journalistic practices. You can choose to study Teeline Shorthand as an optional extra.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 97 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    101 51%

    81st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    9th

    73
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    82nd

    50

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